El Caballito (Sebastian)
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El Caballito
The sculpture in 2011
El Caballito is located in Mexico City Centro Historico
El Caballito
El Caballito
Location within Centro Histórico
Year1992 (1992)
MediumSteel sculpture
LocationMexico City, Mexico
Coordinates19°26?10?N 99°08?58?W / 19.43608559°N 99.14942711°W / 19.43608559; -99.14942711Coordinates: 19°26?10?N 99°08?58?W / 19.43608559°N 99.14942711°W / 19.43608559; -99.14942711

El Caballito, officially Cabeza de caballo ("horse's head"),[1][2] is an outdoor 28-metre (92 ft) tall steel sculpture by Sebastián (Enrique Carbajal) depicting a horse's head, installed along Mexico City's Paseo de la Reforma, in Mexico. It was dedicated on January 15, 1992.[3]

Enrique Carbajal (Sebastian) created the El Caballito monument under the Olmec conception. The El Caballito was installed in front of the Torre del Caballito, a high office building. The monument had to replace the statue of Carlos IV which was removed from there in 1979, and also had to be some kind of chimney that would dissipate the vapors from deep drainage but wouldn't adversely affect the image of the Paseo de la Reforma.[4]


  1. ^ Corral, J. Francisco de Anda. "Sebastián recibirá la Medalla de Artes 2018 en la Universidad Anáhuac". El Economista. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "El escultor Sebastian muestra su pasión por la física y sus fines estéticos". El Universal (in Spanish). 2018-11-08. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Sculpture "El Caballito" by Sebastian". Ciudad de México. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ "El Caballito". "Mexican Routes [mexicanroutes.com]".

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